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13 Apr 2017

What to wear for actor headshots?

What to wear for actor headshots  One of the most common questions I get asked about actor headshot photography is ‘what should I wear?’ Though the industry is certainly more flexible and open to contemporary style portraits than it used to be, there are still some very good rules of thumb to follow in order to make sure your actor headshots look professional and that your clothes aren’t distracted the casting director from you.   Colours: Below are my recommendations […]

14 Jul 2015

Actor Headshot Photography with Amy Fallon

To date, Amy has been one of my favourite performers to work with in producing actor headshots and I’ve also been fortunate enough to see her in action in shows including This Happy Breed in which she played the hilarious role of Sylvia, and Miss Prism in The Importance of Being Earnest. Amy really is a great character with superb comic timing and we wanted to explore this in her most recent actor headshot photos (we worked on her first set of actor […]

20 May 2015

When to Renew Your Actor Headshots

Rocking a New Look? I often get asked “when should an actor update their headshots?” The answer is simple: do you still look exactly the same as you do in your most recent actor headshot? This is where you have to get brutally honest with yourself: take a deep breath and admit that if yes, you may have put on a few pounds and accrued a few more wrinkles since your last headshot session ten years ago, it may be […]

11 Dec 2014

How to Prepare for an Actor Headshot Photoshoot

  When actor’s book their first actor headshot session with me, they often ask how to prepare for the shoot. I therefore thought it might be useful to write a short blog entry discussing the key things to be aware of when diving in to your latest actor headshot photography session, and how these can affect the success of your shoot.   Your Experience So Far   When you arrive to one of my actor headshot photoshoots, I like to […]

12 Sep 2014

Actor Headshot Photography: Studio vs Outdoor

Ah! That age old debate of studio vs outdoor! Well today I thought I’d write a blog entry using my recent session with the fabulous Natalie Simone to showcase a few of the differences, so you can get a feel for what kind of look works for you and make your decision on what approach works best for acting headshots. So I’ll be honest: I’m a bit biased! I LOVE outdoor headshots as I feel they are just so much […]

28 Apr 2014

Actor Headshots: Picking Your Shots

Welcome back to my blog! If you’re reading this in an email, you might want to head over to HERE to get a proper look at the images!   In the last entry, we discussed how posture, expression and lighting can drastically change your actor headshots. If you didn’t catch it, check it out HERE. Today we’re going to look at how to actually choose the few headshots out of possibly hundreds taken over the course of a session that […]

21 Apr 2014

How to Pose for Actor Headshots

Welcome back to my blog! If you’re reading this in an email, you might want to head over to HERE to get a proper look at the images!   Over the next couple of entries I’m going to use a case study to look at how small changes in posture, expression and lighting can drastically change your headshots, as well as discussing what to look for when it comes to choosing your final headshots from a shoot that may well […]

17 Dec 2013

Best Actor Headshots of 2013

With 2013 drawing to a close, I thought it might be nice to pop up a short blog showcasing some of my favourite actor headshots of the year!   Johndeep More was fantastic to work with. An experienced performer, Johndeep not only has extensive acting experience on stage and screen, but was also a live finalist in BBC 2’s ‘Any Dream Will Do.’ He was extremely professional but fun to shoot and I must admit that this photo is one […]